Track & Field

Evelyn Gonzalez
Evelyn Gonzalez

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
San Pedro, CA

High School:
San Pedro HS



At LMU...
2013-14...

In cross country... WCC All-Academic honorable mention... ran a 6k personal best 22:05.9 at the Santa Clara Bronco Invitational... 5k personal best 17:55.6 at the Cal State Fullerton Titan Invitational...

2012-13...
In cross country... personal best of 18:12.9 (5k) at Titan Invitational... personal best of 22:19.26 (6k) at the West Coast Conference Championships... in track... personal best in the 1500m with time of 4:51.90 at the Ben Brown Invitational... personal best in the 3000m with time of 10:32.97 at the UCI Spring Break Invitational... personal best in the 5000m with a time of 18:21.22 at the Oxy Invitational...

High School...
Graduated from San Pedro High School... ran cross-country for four years under coaches Bruce Thomson and Sally Leonhart... three-year letter winner... senior captain... named All-City in Los Angeles three times... All-South Bay during senior year... All-Conference during senior year... All-Marine League (three times)... team won 2009, 2012 Los Angeles Girls City Championships... named San Pedro cross country most inspirational runner (2009)... team MVP runner (2011, 2012)... ran times of 17:21 at Woodbridge Invite, 18:51 at Mt. SAC, and 18:53 at State Meet... ran track for four years under coach Bruce Thomson... three varsity letters... All-City three times... All-Marine League three times... three-time California State qualifier... ran a 5:06 in the 1600m, 11:06 in the 3200m... received honors from the California Scholarship Federation, Certificate of Achievement in Pirate Health and Fitness House, four-time scholar-athlete, recipient of the Pirate Service award... ran with teammate Laura Delgado in high school... covered as a high school athlete by the Daily Breeze and the Los Angeles Times...

Personal...
Evelyn Gonzalez was born March 28, 1993 in Los Angeles, CA... daughter of Socorro Valdez... has one sister and one brother... volunteered at the Cabrillo Beach cleanup, San Pedro Library, Harbor Community Clinic, Salvation Army, San Pedro Peace Vigil, Relay for Life, Boys and Girls Club... considered California State University, Long Beach before deciding to attend LMU... chose LMU because of the cross-country program and its coaches, the beautiful campus and the Catholic environment... no major declared.

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